Reading and Discussion

Exploring Ideas through Books

Blue Collar America

Who is the working class? Look past the stereotypes to examine the realities of minimum-wage existence, small-town economics, social divisions, and what does or doesn’t constitute the good life.

Books in this Series

  • Barbara Ehrenreich, Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America
  • Don Snyder, The Cliff Walk: A Memoir of a Job Lost and a Life Found
  • Philip Levine, What Work Is
  • Richard Russo, Empire Falls

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